Kala KA-8 Eight String Tenor Ukulele
The Kala Mahogany Series Ukulele offer a full-bodied tone with plenty of "Sweet Highs" and "Mellow Lows" that combine for a full rich sound. The KA-8 is a beautifull mahogany tenor ukulele with good looks and a warm/mellow tone but the 8 string arrangement gives it a whole lot of Jangle, Chime and Chorus.
You will enjoy the easy playing feel of your new Ukulele Trading Co Ukulele.
All our ukuleles come with a 12 month guarantee from the manufacturer (Kala Brand Music / Ohana Ukulele).
The Concept behind the KA-8 eight string is similar to a 12 string guitar, providing a natural organic chorused sound.
The KA-8 shares a lot with a Mandolin or Tiple in tone, perfect for playing the mandolin parts in country music, but being fitted with Italian Aquila Nylgut strings it won't tear your finger tips apart like a Mandolins Steel strings will. The tuning is standard ukulele GCEA but with a twist so all your current skills and knowledge is easily transferable.
A really 'grown up' tone that is truly unique, a common string arrangement in Hawaii that is finding favor worldwide with many players seeking something NEW.
Traditional white binding on the top and the back accent the high gloss finish, while chrome die-cast tuners assure your instrument will stay in tune.
Impressive, unique and with a big-sound are what you get with the Kala's KA-8 eight string tenor ukulele.
The G and C strings are doubled with octave pairs, while the E and A strings are in unison.
The KA-8 has a huge amount of 'Chime and Jangle" to its tone with an incredibly full rich lush sound, it is like two 4 string ukuleles playing together but even more so.
An eight string is played just as you would a 4 string, with the pairs of strings being played as you would a single string. Picked or Strummed the tone is Big and FAT FAT FAT.